An Aviation Mechanic earns an average salary of $45,804 per year.
Aviation Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$25,252 - $72,932
(Median)
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35K
46K
58K
73K
MEDIAN: $45,804
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Aviation Mechanic Total Pay (?
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$14.02 - $30.30
(Median)
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21
26
30
MEDIAN: $21.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,252 - $72,932  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,630 - $72,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$14.02 - $30.30  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $41.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,523  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$26,630 - $72,022  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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Job Description for Aviation Mechanic
  • Maintain, repair, and rebuild aircraft structures, functional components, and parts.
  • Maintain repair logs, documenting all preventive and corrective aircraft maintenance.
  • Perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections.
  • Examine and inspect aircraft components to locate problems.
  • Read and interpret maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications.
Pay by Experience Level for Aviation Mechanic
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Aviation Mechanic Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$48,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
12%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 16%
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